Head of Economics, Enfield

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Highlands SchoolEnfield
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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS (plus outer London allowance) + TLR 2B
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Highlands is an ‘Outstanding’ school (OFSTED 2011 and 2014) at which students consistently outperform national expectations in terms of both attainment and progress. Outstanding outcomes provide our students with the opportunity to continue their studies at prestigious institutions; students at Highlands regularly receive offers from medical schools, Oxbridge and Russell Group universities. We are a Teaching School, which means that the government has recognised the strength we have in terms of teaching and learning, developing teachers and supporting other local schools. We are very popular, with over 800 year 6 parents choosing the school as their first or second preference in 2019. Colleagues joining Highlands are joining one of the most popular and successful schools in north London. 

The work we do at Highlands is underpinned by our values: determination, aspiration, respect and equality (DARE). 

Please download our Highlands information brochure, via the TES advert. 

Are you an inspirational teacher looking to join a fantastic Humanities team?

Economics is a popular, flourishing and highly successful subject, achieving excellent results at A-level (OCR H460 specification) and at GCSE (OCR J205 specification). The department prides itself on extending students’ learning outside the classroom and has hosted conferences from the Adam Smith Institute and Institute of Economic Affairs.  We are looking for a head of department to build and continue this work.

Highlands School offers:

A high achieving and well motivated body of students

Excellent conditions in a modern building

CPD programmes to support and develop teachers

An innovative curriculum

An enthusiastic, creative and supportive staff

An excellent reputation (and is heavily oversubscribed)


Further details and application forms are available on our website: 




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More about Highlands School
Address: 148 Worlds End Lane, Winchmore Hill, London, N21 1QQ, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 20 8370 1100